She was hit in the head by a rock that was thrown at her.
She was followed by girls on the playground.
She saw a black doll in a coffin.
She was threatened by the principal.
She attended regular classes.
She met all her new, white classmates.
She cried all day for her old school.
She sat in the principal's office.
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike objects without using the words "like" or "as."
A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.
A figure of speech that uses the words "like" or "as" to compare two unlike objects.
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for extra effect.
Repetition of a single letter in the alphabet or a combination of letters.
A single word that sounds like the thing it refers to.
A pair of words that have opposite meanings.
Groups of words whose meaning is different from the ordinary meaning of the words.
Fear and Confidence
War and Peace
Conflict and Courage
Slavery and Freedom
Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect.
Like Ruby, all children should obey the rules given to them by their parents and teachers.
Psychiatrists can sometimes help people cope with stress and tension.
Change is not good if it demands sacrifice from innocent children.